Percussit Saul millia (Giovanni Croce)
- Editor: Christopher Shaw (submitted 2013-02-23). Score information: A4, 7 pages, 101 kB Copyright: Personal
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Description: Motet, inspired by 1 Samuel, written most probably for use at the commemoration of a Venetian feat of arms.
Original text and translations
Percussit Saul millia, et David decem millia, quia manus Domini erat cum illo.
Saul has slain his thousands, and David his ten thousands, because the hand of the Lord was with him.